Why choose Jennings?
The costs consultants the leading legal professionals trust. Consistently.
Court cases can be expensive. A law costs draftsman is a lawyer specialising in settling legal costs. This may include any form of legal matter and covers the detailed assessment of costs, bill of costs, points of dispute, settlements, solicitor fee’s, legal aid, cost hearings and any solicitor costs as controlled by statute and common law.
At Jennings, we deal in all areas of legal and law costs. Our services include costs management, budgeting, recovery, drafting bills, civil litigation, negotiations, advocacy, family law, complex and high value cases, appeals, defendant costs orders, and representations. We also regularly attend events and provide seminars and training, tailored for your organisation.
Established in 1989, we have continued to grow and now have offices located in London, Cambridge, Exeter, Manchester, Truro, Carlisle, Birmingham and Bristol. In 2014 we formed a strategic partnership with international pricing expert Richard Burcher of Validatum Ltd. We are known by clients and industry peers alike for our great reputation, turnaround time of ten days, range of legal costs services and highly competitive charging structure.
- Learn about our partnership with Validatum Ltd
We have formed a strategic partnership with international pricing expert Richard Burcher of Validatum Ltd. Learn more.
- Pricing Structure and Turnaround
Our size and company framework allows Jennings to offer a highly competitive charging structure. This means clients are able to transfer instructions to us and make a significant saving on their current cost drafting providers charges. Taken hand-in-hand with our standard turnaround period of 10 days, we believe that use of our services can significantly assist your cash-flow.
- Free Collection and Delivery of Files
Clients are able to to forward instructions to us without the associated concerns which frequently arise in relation to using other methods of delivery. For ease, we have created a simple online form at www.jenningscosts.co.uk/request for you to request collection and/or delivery
- Processing Legal Aid matters
Jennings are the largest Legal Aid costing firm in the country. We have detailed knowledge of all aspects of Legal Aid (including the Statutory Charge) and have our own dedicated department for the processing of Public Funded Bills and which deals with Statutory Charge issues on a regular basis. This includes obtaining the client’s approval of Bills and the preparation of ADMIN1 forms, as well as dealing with queries raised by the Legal Services Commission.
- CPD Training
Jennings deliver free CPD training to ensure our clients are aware of recent developments in relation to costs and so that best practice is adopted in relation to file management. We are accredited by the SRA and deliver tailored in-house training and seminars in most areas of costs law. All of our courses are self-certified.
- Electronic file transfer
We are able to accept transfer of files electronically, subject to the data meeting the relevant criteria. We use Proclaim but data from other systems may also be acceptable.. Use of electronic transfer has obvious savings on postage/courier costs and speed of turnaround: at Jennings, we appreciate what this can mean to improve your business performance.